The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 38 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% - 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% - 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.37% 22.19% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 32
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £388 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) XML
3 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
3 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (58.33%) JSON
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (58.33%) Twisted
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) Docker
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) SSH
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Temenos
7 2 (16.67%) OO

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Programmer
5 3 (25.00%) Python Programmer
6 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
1 7 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (58.33%) Twisted
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Temenos